Tutorial: Clearing the Textarea value onFocus

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Quick tip that will always come in handy when creating forms. More often then not you will see a textarea that initially has some text in, something like… ‘Type your message here…’. On some websites, I have noticed that when you go to type in that same textarea you have to first remove the message before you start typing yours which I find very frustratings.

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20 Great CSS Design Showcase Websites for Inspiration

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We’ve all had days where our creativity becomes non-existant and are in desperate need of some inspiration to get us kick started again. Fortunately for us we have a huge variety of choice when it comes to web showcasing which means inspiration is never to far away. Below are some of my favourites showcase bookmarks that I tent to turn to in those ‘desperate’ times.

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Tutorial: Display your Google Feedburner count on your Website

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Following on from my tutorial that shows you how to display your latest Tweet on your website, I will now show you how to show of your Feedburner subscribers count in plain text on your website. Feedburner does already give you the option to display your count on your site using their ‘chicklets’ but these are widget like icons that aren’t particularly customizable and for my site, they did not look right!

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